Texas in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 451

  • 1956-06-26 Bernard A Harris Jr, Temple Texas, MD/Astronaut (STS 55, 63)
  • 1956-11-15 Ashley Cox, playmate (December, 1977), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1956-12-21 Lee Roy Parnell, Abilene Texas, country singer (Oughta be a Law)
  • 1956-12-22 Marcy Hanson, playmate (Oct, 1978), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1957-03-31 Patrick G Forrester, Army Lt Colonel and astronaut, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1957-05-13 Eloise Broady, playmate (Apr, 1988), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1957-07-12 Rick Douglas Husband, Amarillo Texas, USAF mjr/astronaut
  • 1957-08-22 Holly Dunn, country singer (Daddy's Hands), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1957-10-23 Louann Fernald playmate (Jun, 1979), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1957-11-02 Rita Crockett, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1957-11-06 Lori Singer, actress (Fame, V, Footloose), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1958-06-12 Rebecca Holden, American actress and singer (Knight Rider), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1958-07-23 Lydia Cornell, actress (Sara Rush-Too Close for Comfort), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1958-09-16 Terry McBride, singer (McBride & Ride-Can I Count on You), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1958-12-02 George Saunders, American short story writer, born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1958-12-23 Joan Severance, actress (Hear No Evil, See No Evil), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1959-05-14 Connie Brighton, playmate (Sept, 1982), born in Wichita Falls, Texas
  • 1959-07-01 Anne Smith, tennis star, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1959-07-14 Susana Martinez, American politician (Governor of New Mexico) 1st female Hispanic US governor, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1959-11-28 R Glynn Holt, Plainveiw Texas, PhD/astronaut (STS 73 alt)
  • 1960-02-03 B J Jefferson, American actress (Ronnie Laurance-Another World), born in Dallas Texas
  • 1960-02-29 Richard Ramirez, El Paso, Texas, serial killer (Night Stalker)

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1960-07-30 Richard Linklater, American filmmaker (Before Sunrise, Boyhood), born in Houston, Texas

  • 1960-09-02 Eric Dickerson, NFL halfback (LA Rams, Colts/2,105 yds in 1984), born in Sealy, Texas
  • 1960-10-19 Jennifer Holliday, singer/actress (Dream Girls), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1960-10-29 Michael Carter, shot putter (Olympic-silver-1984), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1961-03-25 John Stockwell, actor (Born to Ride, City Limits), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1961-07-04 Richard Allen Garriott, computer game designer (Origin), born in Austin, Texas

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1961-07-23 Woody Harrelson, American actor (Woody Boyd-Cheers), born in Midland, Texas

  • 1961-08-01 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK, 8 Seconds, I Want to Live), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1994)
  • 1961-12-26 Storm Davis, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1962-07-21 Ike Eisenmann, actor (Scott-Fantastic Journey), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1962-07-31 Kym Malin, playmate (May, 1982), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1962-09-16 Kimberly McArthur, Fort Worth Texas, playmate (January, 1982)
  • 1963-03-03 Jacqueline Sheen, playmate (July, 1990), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1963-03-24 Sammy Giammatva, tennis star, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1963-04-11 Eddy Moya, actor, born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1963-04-21 John Cameron Mitchell, actor (Misplaced, Band of the Hand), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1963-05-29 Lisa Whelchel, Fort Worth Texas, actress (Blair-Facts of Life)
  • 1963-07-13 Anthony "Spud" Webb, NBA guard (5f 7inch slam dunk champion), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1963-07-13 Bobby Rock, rock drummer (Nelson-Love & Affection), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1963-07-26 Marianne Berglund, Sweden, cyclist (1983 Ruffles Tour of Texas)
  • 1963-10-04 Bruce Ruffin, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Lubbock, Texas

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1963-11-16 Zina Garrison Jackson, tennis star (1988/90 Wimbledon), born in Houston, Texas

Tennis Player Zina Garrison
Tennis Player
Zina Garrison
  • 1964-01-31 Sharon Cain, team handball center back (Olympics-1996), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1964-03-29 Jill Goodacre Connick, model (Victoria Secrets), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1964-07-21 Susan Swift, actress (Chisholms), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1964-09-24 Gene Watkins, Waco Texas, American actor (James Walsh-As the World Turns)
  • 1964-12-02 Yolanda Henry, high jumper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1964-12-22 Mike Jackson, pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1965-01-02 Greg Swindell, pitcher (Houston Astros, Cleve Indians), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1965-03-31 William McNamara, actor (Texasville, Beat, Stealing Home), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1965-06-03 Suzan Kaminga, bodybuilder, born in Austin, Texas
  • 1965-07-10 Buddy Groom, pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1965-07-15 Scott Livingstone, infielder (SD Padres, Det Tigers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1965-07-22 Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], wrestler (WWF/AWA), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1965-12-11 Laurie Carr, playmate (Dec, 1986), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1966-02-03 Sean Patrick Wade, NZ marathoner (Olympics-96), born in Houston, Texas

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1966-04-08 Robin Wright, American actress (Santa Barbara, Princess Bride), born in Dallas, Texas

Actress Robin Wright
Actress
Robin Wright

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1966-04-14 Greg Maddux, pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in San Angelo, Texas

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • 1966-06-28 Mary Stuart Masterson, actress (Some Kind of Wonderful), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1966-10-15 Jeffrey Jacquet, Bay City Texas, actor (Mork & Mindy, Whiz Kids)
  • 1966-12-12 Cheryl Dickey, 100m hurdler, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-01-12 Farrah Forke, Texas, actress (Dweebs, Mr Rhodes, Disclosure, Heat)
  • 1967-02-17 Michelle Forbes, actress (Ensign Ro-Star Trek Next Gen), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1967-03-01 George Eads, Fort Worth Texas, American actor (CSI)
  • 1967-04-12 Kirk Everist, water polo driver (Olympics-96), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-06-02 Mike Stanton, pitcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-06-29 Melora Hardin, actress (Family Tree, Best Times), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-08-09 Elexa Wills/Orrange, Orange Texas, long jumper/triple jumper
  • 1967-08-19 Tabitha Soren, MTV reporter (This Week in Rock), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1967-09-13 Michael Johnson, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1967-11-07 Sharleen Spiteri Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas)
  • 1967-11-28 Anna Nicole "Vickie" Smith, playmate (May 1992), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-02-07 Ashely Allen, playmate (Aug, 1992), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1968-04-15 Billy Brewer, Fort Worth Texas, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1968-07-07 Chuck Knoblauch, shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-08-31 Jim Bob Howard, Wichita Falls Texas, actor (Flash & Bone)
  • 1968-09-16 Tara Cross-Battle, volleyball hitter (Oly-br-92, 96), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-11-05 Cary Blanchard, NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)

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1968-11-18 Owen Wilson, American actor (Meet the Parents, Zoolander), born in Dallas, Texas

  • 1969-04-01 Frank Castillo, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 1969-05-10 Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1969-05-20 Suzanne Lawrence, Humble Texas, Miss Texas-America (1991) (4th)
  • 1969-08-23 Amanda Hope, playmate (Jul, 1992), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1969-10-24 Arthur Rhodes, Waco Texas, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)

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1969-11-04 Matthew McConaughey, American actor (Contact, A Time to Kill), born in Uvalde, Texas

  • 1970-01-09 Graciela Schutt, WPVA volleyballer (Deerfield-25th-1995), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1970-11-06 Ethan Hawke, actor (Dad, Dead Poets Society, Explorers), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1970-12-09 Marlin Cannon, 200m/400m runner, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1970-12-13 George Van Os Jr, team handball left back (Oly-1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1970-12-22 [Rafael Edward] Ted Cruz, US Politician (Senate-R-Texas 2013-), born in Calgary. Alberta
  • 1971-02-02 Tony Miller, Mount Pleasant Texas, 400m runner
  • 1971-02-26 Erykah Badu [Erica Abi Wright;], American singer-songwriter, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-03-25 Sheryl Swoopes, Texas, WNBA forward (Houston Comets. Oly-gold-96)
  • 1971-04-16 Selena, Texas, spanish singer (Grammy-1994)
  • 1971-08-28 Shane Andrews, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-09-08 Henry Thomas, actor (ET), born in San Antonio, Texas

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1971-09-18 Lance Armstrong, American road cyclist (7 Tour de France wins) barred from sport for using banned drugs, born in Plano, Texas

Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor Lance Armstrong
Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor
Lance Armstrong

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1972-04-17 Jennifer Garner [Affleck], American actress (Sydney Bristow-Alias), born in Houston, Texas


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